movies by or about women opening UK/Ire Feb 25-Mar 01

Hannah Charlotte Rampling


male director, female coscreenwriter, female coprotagonist
The Aftermath
Anna Waterhouse cowrites this historical romantic drama about a woman (Keira Knightley) torn between her husband and her lover in postwar Germany. (male director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Fighting with My Family
Florence Pugh stars in this based-on-fact dramedy about a teenage girl who dreams of being a professional wrestler. Costarring Lena Headey. (male writer-director)
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female director, female screenwriter, female protagonist
What They Had
Elizabeth Chomko writes and directs this drama about a woman (Hilary Swank) coping with the impact on her family of her mother’s (Blythe Danner) illness.
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female director, female screenwriter, male protagonist
Of Love & Law
Hikaru Toda directs this Japanese documentary about a married gay (male) couple who run their own law firm defending nonconformists.
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
Hannah [pictured]
Charlotte Rampling stars as a woman left alone to cope with her husband’s imprisonment. (male writers and director)
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male director, male screenwriter, female protagonist
The Hole in the Ground
Seána Kerslake stars in this horror movie about a woman protecting her son from a malevolent force. (male writers and director)
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Find more movies by and about women using the Here Are the Women tag, and on the movies by/about women in cinemas UK and Ireland page.

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